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What does Esra mean?

Esra Pronunciation of Esra [es-ra] as a boys' name has its root in Hebrew, and Esra means "help". Esra is a variant form of Ezra (Hebrew).

Associated with: help (counsel).


Esra has 2 variants: Ezrah and Ezri.

2 more relations via Ezra: Esdras and Ezer.

Creative forms:
(male) Esea, Eura, ..

(female) Esda, Esear, ..

Middle name pairings:
Esra Phillip (E.P.), ..

How popular is Esra?

Esra is a rare first name for males. Esra is also a rare last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Ezra (#92 from recent data) and Ezrah (#1642) are the popular varying forms of Esra (unlisted) listed in the Top 2000. These forms of Esra were at the top of their popularity in 2015 (adoption of 0.23%). Ezra is the most fashionable name for newborns in this list. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ezra, Ezrah in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Esra and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Esra is alike in pronunciation to Azria. Other suggested similar names are Ara, Earl, Eero, Efran, Efrat, Elia, Elrad, Enda, Enea, Eran, Eri, Erl, Ern, Erv, Esau, Esias, Esmay, Esme, Eva and Ira. These names tend to be more frequently used than Esra.

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